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Settle, Elkanah, passage from

his Empress of Marocco, 252

and n. 2
Shaftesbury, Ashley Cooper, first

Earl of, his exaggerated dic-

tion, 12
Shakespeare, William, state of

English poetry at his death,
3-41 passim; not always
clear in metaphor, 12, 13; re-
ferred to, 17, 23, 24, 27, 29,
48, 76, 137, 170, 245, 249,
254, 255; the legend that he
was the actual father of Wil-
liam Davenant, 141-145;
glides sometimes into the triple
cadence, 187; feeling of re-
serve due in reading some of

his Sonnets, 217
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 178
Sherburne, Edward, 209 n. I
Shirley, James, 100, 119, 121;

attends his patron, Queen
Henrietta Maria, during the

Exile, 113, 118
Sidney, Lady Dorothy, Waller's
‘Sacharissa,' 63–73, 76—79,

Lady Lucy, Waller's
letter to her on Sacharissa's
marriage, 77

Sir Philip, 36, 64, 145;
his Arcadia, 25, 26, 75
Siege of Rhodes, by William

Davenant, 168, 169, 242 n.
Sleep and Poetry, quotation from

John Keats', 4, 5
Somerville, William, praises

Denham in his poem The

Chace, 108 n. 2
Song to a Rose, by Waller, 70
Song-writing, English, 72; Dry-

den's songs, 258, 259
Sonnets, of Philip Ayres, 211;

of William Shakespeare, 217
Sophy, The, by Sir John Den-

ham, 96, 99—103

Southey, Robert, his position

analogous to that of William

Davenant, 155-158
Spain, character of, its litera-

ture, 177
Spence, Joseph, 264
Spencer, Henry, Earl of Sunder-
land, marries Lady Dorothy
Sidney, ‘Sacharissa,' 76; kill-
ed at the battle of Newbury,

77
Spenser, Edmund, 17, 19, 24,

27, 48, 169, 170, 249, 254.
Sprat, Thomas (Bishop of Ro-
chester), associated with Dry-
den in his Heroic Stanzas,

228 n.
Square Cap, a Cambridge poem

by John Cleveland, 190
St Amant, Marc Antoine Gé-

rard, question of his influence

on English poetry, 21, 119
St Evremond, Charles, his epi-

gram on Waller, 240 n.
Stanley, Thomas, 203-209
Stanza, the four-line heroic, the

chief poems written in it, and

its character, 164–166
Starter, Dutch poet, his relation

to Thomas Dekker, 17
Stjernhjelm, Georg, first modern

Swedish poet, 16
Suckling, Sir John, 22, 59, 150,

151 n., 208
Sunderland, Earl of, see Spencer,

Henry
Swinburne, A. C., 178°

Taylor, John, the Water poet,
56

Sir Henry, 157
Technogamia, by Barton Holi-

day, 123
Teutonic nations, state of poetry

at the close of the sixteenth
century among, 15—21

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rissa, and the poems

addressed
to her, 63—73, 76—79; his
political career till his banish-
ment (1643), 82—91; 1641,
impeaches Sir Francis Crawley
on the ship-money question,
84; 1642, quits the 'Root and
Branch' party, 84; joins the
King, plots against Parlia-
ment, his arrest, and narrow
escape, 87–91; his life in
France during his exile (1643-
1653): meets

the Royalist
Exiles, 117, 122; joined by
Evelyn on a tour in Italy,
125—128; 1653, Cromwell
allows him to return to, 129,
229, 231; his life at Court
after the Restoration (1660—
1687), 232—242:
his description of the style
of Horace, 3 n.; his purifica-
tion of verse, 14; his use and
treatment of the couplet, 20,
55, 58, 59, 70, 104, 140, 200,
233, 234; question of French
influence upon him, 21, 119;
the opinion of him expressed
in the Biographia Britannica
(1766), 45; his relations with
Dryden, 54, 95, 153, 228 n.;
his influence and its reasons,
56, 69, 82, 95, 102, 162, 182—
184, 245, 264, 265; his rela-
tions with George Morley, 62,
63, 70; his Battle of the Summer
Islands, 65, 73–76, 150; Up-
on his Majesty's repairing of
Paul's, 79-81; his connection
with Denham, 63, 79, 80, 96,
102, 105, 120, 140, 156, 177,
183, 219, 228; with Sidney
Godolphin, 109,

110, 269;
editions of his poems, 124 and
n.; his Panegyric on Crom-
well, 129, 231, 232; ' Dave-

17, 18

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Waller, Edmund, his family,

birth, and early life (1605–
1621), 48—51; in 1621, mem-
ber of Parliament for Amer-
sham, 51; member for Chip-
ping Wycombe in Charles I.'s
first Parliament (August, 1625),
59; and in the second (Feb.
1626), 60; for Amersham in
the third (March, 1628), 60;
in 1627 marries Ann Banks,
and (1628) retires to Beacons-
field, 60, 61; 1629, his wife
dies at Hallbarn, 63; Sacha-

verses

Richard Crashaw's style in,

14 n.
Wild, Robert, 161, 184, 191—

197; his Iter Boreale, 161,
192, 193; quotation from his

on the death of Dr
Edmund Calamy, 193 n.
Winchelsea, Countess of, Anne

Finch, passage from an un-
published poem of, 256
Windsor Forest, by Alexander

Pope, prompted by Denham's
Cooper's Hill, 108
Wood, Anthony à, his picture
of Denham

under-
graduate, 96; reference in
his writings to Davenant,
142 n. 1; to Thomas Stanley,

204
Wordsworth, William, assists to

revolutionize the taste for clas-
sical poetry, 4, 220; his ulti-
mate triumph foreseen by

Robert Southey, 156
Wren, Sir Christopher, associ-

ated with Sir John Denham
in architectural work, 243

as

nant's estimate of his poetry,
150; his relations with Cowley,
171, 174, 177; his use of the
triple cadence, 187–189;
Wild's eulogy of him, 193,
194; his Divine Love, 240,
241; Saint Evremond's epi-
gram on him, 240 n.; rewrites
the Maid's Tragedy in rimed
couplets, 247 ; Bishop Atter-
bury's criticism of him, 249–
251; his letter

to Queen
Henrietta Maria, 275-277;
Preface to his posthumous
poems, 278—284; various al-
lusions to him, 22, 39, 40, 47,
98, 108, 118, 119, 121, 152,
168–171, 173, 174, 187, 203,

208, 210, 211, 226, 229
Walsh, William, his advice to

Pope, 264
Walton, Izaak, the probable

author of Thealma and Cle-

archus, 209 n. 2
Warburton, William, Bishop of

Gloucester, his remark on the

study of literature, 138, 139
Warner, William, his Albion's

England, 75
Webb, John, 242 n
Webster, John, 24, 100, 137
Weeping of the Magdalen,

an

and n.

Zlatna, imen from Martin

Opitz's, 16 n.

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